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Creator:
George Romney, 1734–1802, British
Title:
Prison Scene
Date:
undated
Medium:
Brown wash and graphite with pen and brown ink on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 1/8 x 18 1/4 inches (28.3 x 46.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "143"; on verso in graphite, upper right: "1133"

Collector's mark: "George Romney"; collector's mark: "GRomney"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. Richardson Dilworth, B.A. 1938
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.170
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
baby | children | correctional institution | figure study | genre subject | men | nudes | prison | women
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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William Blake - His Art & Times (Yale Center for British Art, 1982-09-15 - 1982-11-14)

William Blake - His Art & Times (Art Gallery of Ontario, 1982-12-03 - 1983-02-06)

George Romney (1734-1802) (The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 2002-09-15 - 2002-12-01)

George Romney (1734-1802) (National Portrait Gallery, 2002-05-30 - 2002-08-18)

George Romney (1734-1802) (Walker Art Gallery, 2002-02-07 - 2002-04-28)

Publications:
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Alex Kidson, George Romney, 1734-1802, National Portrait Gallery, London, 2002, pp. 212, 213, no. 131, NJ18 R65 K53 2002 (YCBA)

Smith College Museum of Art, The drawings of George Romney ; an exhibition held from May to September 1962 at the Smith College Museum of Art , Northampton, Mass., Northampton, MA, 1962, no. 81, NJ18 R65 S46

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:6567
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